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laws. in fact, the u.s. attorney's office for the northern district of illinois, only 25 federal firearms cases were brought to that office in 2011. only 1% of the people, 62 out of over 4000 were denied guns based on background checks are prosecuted for illegally attempting to acquire firearms. that is too low of a rate. see what can be done by enforcing the law on the books before enforcing new ones. we will legislate in an area that deals with the issue of reporting to the database for the people who are not in there now. make sure that we deal with the mental health issues that are involved with the tragedies that we are talking about today and a lot of other tragedies that have happened. thank you. >> thank you, senator. will the witnesses please stand? affirm the oath as i complete the reading. do you affirm that the testimony you are about to give before the committee will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth so help you god? >> i do. >> thank you. i will introduce the two witnesses from this panel. the first is john walsh, u.s. attorney. he has served
of the proudest times in my years in the u.s. senate is when a former vietnam friend spent a little time. . i was proud of the g.i. bill because we were able to get to world war ii veterans, jim webb and chuck hagel, we got together and we got the boat and passed the bill. that is the way things should work or this country. the objective was not to get jim webb or chuck hagel any credit. the inductive was to do something for the country, -- the objective was to do something for the country on the do something for the people. this kind of attention, this kind of recognition -- much of my life has been about doing everything i can in some way to help veterans and their families, whether it was a program or whatever it was. i'm proud of that. i'm more proud of that than anything else i have been involved in. i'm proud of my background and my career, like all of you are. nothing makes me prouder or has ever made me prouder. to each of you in this room, as of you who are watching this around the world, i say to you, thank you. thank you to you for your service and sacrifices. i will do everything
-gadhafi forces, it involves an attack on u.s. military forces who are involved in stationary. >> i agree with that. but not necessarily while attacked. somebody across the border do with logistics. >> we haven't talked a lot about international law, it is very relevant whether what was true in libya was a non-international armed conflict that would justify military force. you have domestic law problems and very serious international problem city was not part of the larger part. >> may have some into that equates one of the oddities of the white paper and i think it's a very ripe area to follow-up is exactly what work the word imminent is doing. it's not clear from reading the white paper whether the word imminent is in his tent to get over domestic constitutional hurdles, whether it comes to international law or whether it is an attempt to get around domestic criminal prohibitions as an affirmative defense in criminal prohibitions or whether it flows and some other neat. it's simply there is an apparently self-imposed complain and it's not clear what legal problem it's designed to solve.
in arizona. u.s. marshals say he swapped identities with a fellow inmate set for release. when they tracked him down eight months later in detroit, michigan. guess what, he escaped again. >> we're amazed that he escaped a second time especially using the exact same ruse he used in maricopa county. he has friend and relatives that can hide him out for a few days. he has the resources, and the ability to assume different identities. but we were able to stay on top of that as much as we could. bill: i think we need a new technique. martha: he is a slipperry dude, huh? bill: this tim time they found him in mexico. they put him under lockdown to prevent him for breaking free a third time. martha: if it is not broken don't fix it, right? >>> what happens in vegas stays in vegas except when it doesn't. you remember the 800,000 you spent for employees to party and dring wine in the tub. $800,000 of taxpayer money, right? new numbers are showing that uncle sam spent more money on conferences for a lot of different government departments that year alone. peter doocy is live in washington. peter, how
working as press secretary. you were drones. >> other u.s. officials have confirmed these predator drone strikes. >> i'm not going to get into. >> operational. >> i'm not going to get into these matters. >> drone strike killed 8 germans in pakistan today. do you have any information about that? >> i don't. and if i did, -- if i did, i wouldn't get into it. >> here is a a tip for aspiring truth spoofs out there. >> i didn't know anything about that and even if i did i wouldn't tell you. [ laughter ] that person knows something about that. did it bother you, mr. gibbs? did it bother you? >> bill: like him or not, stewart is an honest man. that's what we the people should demand not only from our commentators but also from our president. let's bring in another man so he tells me. co-host of the five bob beckel. this is pretty devastating to president obama, i think, is it not. >> not even close to being deficit stating. what gibbs said was exactly right. he was told not to talk with something that was a top secret operation and he didn't. now he says it's a little bit strange that the story
george h.w. bush nation u.s. and allies would suspend combat saddamons against hot and hussein's forces. operation desert storm began with air strikes in january. the ground war launched on the 23rd of january. it took just 100 hours for coalition troops to defeat iraqis. in the speech president bush informed the nation that kuwait is liberated and the fighting ended, at least for a time 22 years ago today. and now you know the news for this wednesday, february 27th, 2013. the february ratings are in. for the 125th month in a row you have made us most watched in this time slot and we thank you. >> bill: the o'reilly factor from l.a. is on. tonight: >> when i went through the process of becoming press secretary, one of the first things they told me was: you are not even to acknowledge the drone program. >> a stunning admission by former obama spokesman robert gibbs that he was not to tell the american people about drone attacks on suspected terrorists. that's not sitting well with jon stewart. >> did it bother you, mr. gibbs? did it bother you? >> we'll get to the bottom of this very int
for the church. we'll be talking with monsignor rick hilgartner of the u.s. conference of catholic bishops. senior simone campbell will join us and father edward beck is our guest. and time is running out. two proposals meant to avoid drastic spending cuts but they're both expected to fail, so can we avoid tomorrow's deadline or is it a lost cause. >>> and did the white house threaten journalist bob woodward over his reporting on those spending cuts? >> it said very clearly you will regret doing this. >> the growing controversy on how the obama administration is responding this morning. >> it's thursday, february 28th. and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. our starting point this morning, the final hours of the sitting pope, the leader of the world's 1.2 billion catholics will officially retire in seven hours. right now we're awaiting a news conference from the vatican. the spokesman will hold that news conference and we'll bring that to you when it happens. earlier this morning pope benedict xvi met with more than 100 cardinals. they'll be the ones who will be cho
. what was the growth of the economy? >> i will give put disfunction of the u.s. government is planning our demise over the long term unless we can get it together. doesn't mean you shouldn't by the s and p noufrm you probably should. >> thank you for not saying because of the 2040 problem withed me care i will go out there now and short the naz damage. other than apple, you think you can get away with shorting things. am, did you see the release ex1 billion itunes, i got it because i'm men of itunes. i tunes content tops am. why doesn't this get the stock out of the rut? there we go. >> a good day to talk retailers. we said earlier, another setback for jc penney. >> you call that a setback? >> sorry. >> ceo ron johnson, efforts to traps form the company, the department store chain down sharply in the premarket on news of a much wider than expected fourth quarter loss. same-store sales down in the third period. margins weakened. last night on the earnings webcast, johnson acknowledged making big mistakes and says he is overhauling the no discounts pricing strategy unveiled more than a y
no evidence that the drug zofran will hurt the baby. no doctors are approved here in the u.s. but doctors are free to prescribe whatever they think will work best for the women. >>> breakfast does more than provide children the nutrients theyed need. it could also affect their academic and economic future. a new study shows those students who eat breakfast receive 70% on standardized math tests and they miss school. those who go to school regularly are 20% more likely to go to high school and will probably earn more money. this study was done by share our strength, an organization aimed at ending hunger. >>> want to check in with sal. any problems in la fayette? >> from problems. but it's getting slower. westbound 24. you can see a bunch of slow traffic coming up to the la fayette b.a.r.t. station only to slow at the orinda station. i think some people will avoid 80 and some people can use 24. 80 had some problems earlier. 4 is not doing very well i would say compared to what it is. westbound bay bridge. that's backed up for a 25 to 30- minute delay. that's about typical. i want to mentio
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by 22, 23 points? >> well, north dakotans are notorious ticket splitters. first time i won for the u.s. house of representatives was 1980. ronald reagan carried north dakota in a huge landslide. so people were on the republican side of the ticket voting for ronald reagan, came back over in large part, voted for me. i won with 57% that year. north dakotans are ticket splitters. they take a look at the candidate much more so than the party. although i must admit only two presidential candidates, two democratic presidential candidates in 100 years have gotten the votes of north dakota. they traditionally vote republican for president. but other than that, they're very choosy and they want someone they can trust someone they like and heidi heitkamp ran a great campaign. she will be a terrific senator. >> bill: you have been out of the senate now for two years. among other things, you're writing novels. and you have another one coming out. you've been working with a bipartisan policy center, particularly on the energy issue. and releasing your recommendations yesterday. to the congress and
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